Bettini gets sky-high

Quick.Step-Innergetic's Paolo Bettini has been busy since retaining his UCI World Road Championship...

Quick.Step-Innergetic's Paolo Bettini has been busy since retaining his UCI World Road Championship at last month's world championships in Stuttgart, Germany but last week he took some time out to take to the sky. While the dual world champion is a frequent flyer, it's not often the Italian has the opportunity to take to the controls himself.

Bettini took some time out of his busy schedule, full of celebration and racing, to hit the airways with an instructor. Of course, the Olympian's fresh-out-of-the-wrapper UCI rainbow jersey wasn't far away, the Italian bringing it along for the ride.

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